Florida Swim Camp


Coconut Grove, Miami
April 5 – 7, 2024

Email info@empiretriclub.com to be added to the wait list and learn about future camps! 

Escape the frigid New York winter and join us for an immersive 3-day swim camp in warm, sunny Florida!  Trip includes 3-days (10-12 hours!) of pool, open water and classroom instruction including underwater video analysis!  Swim in the beautiful outdoor facilities at Ransom Everglades Aquatics Center and the stunning, clear ocean waters on Key Biscayne.  Relax between sessions and explore downtown Coconut Grove, one of the hippest, most energetic corners of South Florida.

Whether you’re preparing for an upcoming triathlon or simply want to improve your swimming, we will help you gain comfort, confidence and skills in the ocean and pool!   Athletes will receive a lot of personalized instruction and individual tips and drills.   Don’t go home empty handed.  Each athlete will take home personal swim recordings from multiple vantage points above and underwater as well as recommended drills to continue improving back home!

Pool address:  3575 Main Highway, Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Closest Airport: Miami (MIA) about 6 miles from Coconut Grove

Coaches:  Alison Kreideweis, Marty Munson & Harry Neuhaus

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Planned Itinerary: 

9-11 AM:  2-hour coached pool swim at the Ransom Everglades Aquatic Complex in Miami
2-4 PM:  2-hour coached pool swim at the Ransom Everglades Aquatic Complex in Miami
8-10 AM:  2-Hour coached open water swim on Key Biscayne
1-2:30 PM:  Classroom instruction / underwater video analysis
3-5 PM:  2-hour coached pool swim at the Ransom Everglades Aquatic Complex in Miami

8-10am:  2-hour coached open water swim on Key Biscayne

*Subject to change
We recommend arriving Thursday night and staying until mid-day Sunday to take full advantage of the camp.

Meet The Coaches: 

ALISON KREIDEWEIS is the Co-founder and Head Coach of the Empire Tri Club.   Alison is a 2x member of TEAM USA and a USAT All-American who has competed in the World Championships numerous times.  She is a national fitness expert with 23 years of experience competing and coaching.  As a swim coach, Alison started Empire Tri Club’s open water swim clinic series in 2011, helping hundreds of swimmers gain confidence and experience in the ocean & fulfill the NYC Triathlon Swim Requirement.  She has coached swimmers in both the pool and open water, from beginner to elite, including both kids and adults.  She swam competitively from the age of 7 through high school in the 200m IM, 50 & 100m Butterfly and 200m freestyle events.  In recent years she’s participated in open water events including the Round the Sound 4k in Bermuda, Martha’s Vineyard Oar & Paddle Regatta’s 2.5 mile swim, and the Quassapaug swim festival (where she placed 3rd in her age group, 7 months pregnant).  And as a triathlete, she has competed in events with infamously challenging swims including Survival of the Shawangunks and Escape from Alcatraz.  When working with swimmers, she focuses on ways to help you reduce your energy expenditure, learn to breath more comfortably and swim more efficiently.

MARTY MUNSON is a USAT Level 1 coach and a US Master’s Swimming-certified coach.  Marty is a lifelong learner who has developed her coaching style from numerous methods including Swim Smooth and Total Immersion.  She has worked with hundreds of athletes from phoebic swimmers & total beginners to elite athletes, to improve their technique, confidence and skills. She coaches Empire Tri Club’s instructional beginner swim classes, open water swim clinics and Red Tide Master’s Team Workouts.   As an athlete, Marty has competed in countless triathlons ranging from sprints to 70.3s, as well as Swim Run stage races.  Marty is also an accomplished marathon swimmer.  Since 2013, she has swum around Manhattan solo (28.5 miles), and has completed the Swim Around Charleston, Swim Around Key West, and the 17-mile Rose Pitonof Swim from Manhattan to Coney Island, and many more.  She has also done incredible cold water swimming events such as the Memphremagog Winter Swimming Festival where a swim lane is cut out of a frozen lake and the average water temperature is just above 30 degrees.  She’s a wellness and communications expert who’s written about health, fitness, and triathlon for outlets including Men’s Health, Triathlete, Competitor, Marie Claire, Dr. Oz The Good Life, Prevention, Shape, and O, the Oprah Magazine.

is a USAT Level 1 Coach as well as a RRCA Certified Coach.  Harry is an accomplished triathlete, having competed on TEAM MEXICO in the ITU Triathlon World Championships and at the USAT National Championships.  In recent years, he’s become a competitive endurance open water swimmer, and recently completed the 8-mile Alligator Lighthouse Swim in Florida in just under 5 hours.  He started his athletic career as a runner, and is a pacer for NYRR.  To date, he’s lost 40 pounds, has participated in 8 marathons (PR 3:21:07), four 70.3 (PR 5:11:26) and many half marathons and Olympic triathlons.  He strongly believes that the best results will be achieved with patience, good coaching and a group of like-minded individuals to enjoy the process. Harry lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and children.

*Prices will increase by $50 30-days before the event.  There is a $50 cancellation fee if you cancel by March 5th. After March 5th, no refunds will be given.  Itinerary subject to change.  In the event of inclimate weather or pool closures, we will do our best to provide alternative activities.  No discounts given for partial stay or modified itinerary.  ALL refunds exclude administrative & Paypal fees.  For alternative payment methods, please contact alison@empiretriclub.com. 

Pre-requesites:  At this camp, we will teach you how to become a better, more efficient swimmer.  You must be able to swim 50m without stopping or holding onto the pool wall or lane line in order to attend.  No prior open water swim experience required. Wetsuits optional for open water swimming.
Camp Includes:
  • All pool fees
  • Swim & classroom instruction
  • Copies of your above and under water swim videos to keep
  • UCAN nutrition, Zealios sunscreen & sailfish swim cap
  • Demo goggles to use
  • Use of pool equipment including fins, pull buoys, paddles and kick boards
Not included:
  • Transportation
  • Lodging
  • Airfare
  • Meals
*Note: Our open water swims will take place on Kay Biscayne or South Beach, Miami.  TBD based on surf and weather conditions.  It is approximately 6-8 miles to either beach and athletes can share an UBER, Lyft, Taxi, look into public transportation options or rent a car.

Additional information


Empire Tri Club Member: $699, Non-Member: $825


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